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  • Deck the halls: Inspired holiday decor

    Deck the halls: Inspired holiday decor
    Howard Magazine is getting into the holiday spirit. We asked three Howard County interior designers to offer inspiration and tips for dining room decor. What resulted is a feast for the eyes. Better yet, these Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas looks...
  • Area Realtor sets his sights on publishing with New York Times Best-Seller

    My pal Pat Hiban, of Clarksville, could easily double for the Energizer Bunny. The successful Realtor and his partner, West Friendship's Mike Sloan, leave no stone unturned in their dynamic and energetic approach to business. Lately, the rest of the...
  • Barnes & Noble may spin off Nook

    Barnes & Noble may spin off Nook
    Barnes & Noble said today that it may spin off the business for its Nook e-reader, the most serious competition for Amazon's Kindle. In a news release about holiday sales, CEO William Lynch said the company wants to “unlock" the value of the...
  • Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
  • Extra 20% off certain accessories at Amazon.com

    Extra 20% off certain accessories at Amazon.com
    Amazon.com has a secret sale going on right now on certain acecessories like handbags, sunglasses, wallets, and even shoes. Click here for the full list of eligible items. Total purchase must be over $75 in cart and then the 20% off will appear at...
  • Franchot's mistake

    Franchot's mistake
    Each year, Maryland businesses collect billions of dollars in sales and use taxes, while their Internet competitors fork over a minuscule amount. Comptroller Peter Franchot recently estimated that if the playing field were leveled and all sales were...
  • Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery

    Postal Service proposes slowing first-class mail delivery
    Most Americans are just an email, Tweet or Facebook update away from reaching someone else — or the entire world. And the trend is accelerating, as the number of email accounts alone is expected to grow by almost a billion worldwide from last year...
  • Best of Howard County 2011

    Best of Howard County 2011
    What better honor than to be voted the best of the best by your customers and colleagues? In August, we asked Howard Magazine readers to tell us the most notable businesses, people and places from Marriottsville to Savage and from Elkridge to...
  • New owners ready to take over Ivy Bookshop

    New owners ready to take over Ivy Bookshop
    Don't call the Ivy Bookshop's new owners New Yorkers. Sure, Ed Berlin and his wife Ann have lived in the orbit of Manhattan for more than three decades, working in corporate careers. But they insist they love Baltimore — Ed was raised in Forest...
  • Demise of Borders recalls the end of Remington's

    The news that Borders, the nation's second-largest book chain, is giving up the ghost and closing its doors after 40 years came as no real surprise to anyone. The Wall Street Journal observed last week that Borders' exit was the "'first major casualty of...
  • $69M book settlement is small change for average consumer

    $69M book settlement is small change for average consumer
    Officials across the nation are trumpeting a $69 million settlement in a nationwide price-fixing case against Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. But don't go rushing out to put a downpayment on a beach house. Maryland Attorney...
  • Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore

    Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore
    Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...